The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945 / Rick Atkinson.
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- ISBN: 9780805062908
- ISBN: 0805062904
- ISBN: 9781250037817
- Physical Description: xiii, 877 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt and Co., 
- Copyright: ©2013
Maps on lining papers.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. -841) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Invasion. The far shore ; First tide ; Hell's Beach ; A conqueror's paradise -- Lodgement. "This long thin line of personal anguish" ; A gunman's world ; Terror is broken by terror ; How easy it is to make a ghost -- Liberation. A monstrous blood-mill ; The bright day grew dark ; Ministers of thy chastisement ; The loveliest story of our time -- Pursuit. "The huntsman is hungry" ; The Avenue of Stenches ; "Harden the heart and let fly" -- Against the West Wall. "Five barley loaves and three small fishes" ; Every village a fortress ; A market and a garden ; The arrow that flieth by day -- The implicated woods. Charlemagne's tomb ; "Do not let us pretend we are all right" ; The worst place of any -- The flutter of wings. A town too small for the tragedy ; Faith in a friendly universe ; To the land of doom ; "Providence decrees and we must obey" -- A winter shadow. "We are all so human that it is pitiful" ; Staking everything on one card ; The light line ; "Go easy, boys. There's danger ahead" -- The Bulge. A rendezvous in some flaming town ; "Why are you not packing?" ; War in the raw ; Glory has its price ; The agony grapevine -- Argonauts. Citizens of the world ; A fateful conference ; "Only are eyes are alive" -- Crossings. The inner door to Germany ; Two if by sea ; "The enemy has reason to fear him" ; Lovers' quarrels are a part of love -- Victory. Mark of the Beast ; Dragon country ; "God, where are You?" ; A great silence.
Tells the dramatic story of the titanic battle for Western Europe from D-Day to the thrust to the heart of the Third Reich.
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|Subject:||World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Western Front.